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IDEA Students Explore Water in our World

September 28, 2015

On Saturday, September 26, IDEA high school students came to UNC’s Morehead Planetarium and Science Center to explore the Water in Our World exhibit, which explores the ways we get water, why we need to clean it and the future … Continued

Healthy Homes for Community Health Workers

September 1, 2015

On August 25, Environmental Resource Program educators Neasha Graves and Megan Hoert Hughes facilitated a Healthy Homes for Community Health Workers training for 25 social workers, nurses, public housing staff, and environmental health specialists in Charlotte.  As part of the … Continued

Sparking IDEAs in the Geosciences

August 20, 2015

As seen in Endeavors: “It is a sticky, humid Tuesday morning in July. While many teenagers are just starting to roll out of bed, the high school students I’m with are unloading equipment from a van as they prepare to … Continued

IDEA Summer Science Institute 2015

June 22, 2015

Twenty-two IDEA High School Students participated in a 6-day Summer Science Institute on July 6-11.  The students investigated two urban streams in Durham – Mud Creek and Ellerbe Creek – and collected biological, chemical, and physical data on stream health.  … Continued

Majora Carter kicks off Earth Week at UNC

April 24, 2015

Majora Carter, urban revitalization strategist and social-enterprise pioneer, delivered the Campus Earth Week Keynote Address at UNC on Wednesday, April 15th. This event kicked off a week of activities focused on recognizing sustainability initiatives at UNC and envisioning an even … Continued

2015 Annual UNC Science Expo

April 13, 2015

On April 11th, the ERP participated in the 5th annual UNC Science Expo that is produced by UNC’s Morehead Planetarium and Science Center as part of the North Carolina Science Festival. Approximately 700 people of all ages attended this year’s … Continued